 Cornerstones of Financial Accounting
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Author: Jay Rich, Jeff Jones
Publisher: Cengage Learning  # Straight-line Depreciation: Depreciation is done by allocating the cost of the fixed assets other than land to expense over the useful life of the asset. The most commonly used method of depreciation is straight line method. In this method every year until the useful life of the asset, equal amount of assets cost to depreciation expense is allocated. The formula to calculate straight line depreciation is: Straight line depreciation = (cost − residual value) / expected useful life Double declining balance method: In this method depreciation the book value of an asset declines every year by the constant depreciation rate and hence the depreciation amounts are larger in the initial periods of asset’s life but becomes relatively smaller in the later years. This method is applied for those assets which become obsolete due to technological changes. Units of production method: In this method the depreciation expense is determined on the basis of the usage of asset. Once the company estimates the usage rate of the asset then the depreciation expense is calculated based on the usage rate. Match the depreciation methods with each of the given characteristics.

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## Concept introduction:Straight-line Depreciation:Depreciation is done by allocating the cost of the fixed assets other than land to expense over the useful life of the asset. The most commonly used method of depreciation is straight line method. In this method every year until the useful life of the asset, equal amount of assets cost to depreciation expense is allocated. The formula to calculate straight line depreciation is:Straight line depreciation = (cost − residual value) / expected useful lifeDouble declining balance method:In this method depreciation the book value of an asset declines every year by the constant depreciation rate and hence the depreciation amounts are larger in the initial periods of asset’s life but becomes relatively smaller in the later years. This method is applied for those assets which become obsolete due to technological changes.Units of production method:In this method the depreciation expense is determined on the basis of the usage of asset. Once the company estimates the usage rate of the asset then the depreciation expense is calculated based on the usage rate.Match the depreciation methods with each of the given characteristics.

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4th Edition
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